Category Archives: Religion and Society

What did I do when my taxi driver played Christian Worship Music for me?

I just let it be, practicing patience and tolerance. I thought that even in this weird situation, I can still come out learning and realizing something. October 27. As soon as I got in the taxi to go home, the … Continue reading

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Guilty of backbiting and slander

Astaghfirullah! A couple of days ago, I was walking through the neighborhood when I came across several women outside their homes wearing very short shorts and very low neckline mid rib sleeveless tops. I couldn`t help myself but look at … Continue reading

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How to go Hijabi Shopping in Quiapo Muslim Town

Reasonably priced abayas, long dresses, scarves, pins, etc. are very hard to find in Metro Manila. I expected to find them where I usually see a lot of Muslims: Maharlika Village, Sunshine Mall FTI, Greenhills Shopping Center, Makati Cinema Square, Divisoria, etc. I managed to … Continue reading

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Ignorance

Bismillah. I am Muslim. I am hurt. I have been reading a lot of posts generalizing Islam as an offensive, murderous, unjust religion because of actions of groups of unIslamic Muslims. SubhanAllah. Brothers and sisters in humanity, I humbly ask … Continue reading

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Ramadan Questions

  Do I have to join a denomination of Islam? Or can I just be `Just Muslim`? Can I do Taraweeh at home? How should I do it? I already know Tasbeeh. How can I do Istigfar? What am I … Continue reading

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How to get back closer to Allah and deal with sadness

After the death of my Grantie until very recently, my heart had not been sound. I was sulking… depressed. There was a time I was already delaying then missing my salah. Until that one day when I decided not to … Continue reading

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Muhammad Asad Interview on God Man Relationship Part 2 Transcription

Muhammad Asad about what part does reason play in our lives: “Reason plays an enormous role. I could tell you a small anecdote. During the last war, The Second World War, I was interned in India as an enemy alien … Continue reading

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